Success for Giles Maynard-Connor at Court of Appeal
July 13, 2016
Giles Maynard-Connor from Exchange Chambers has secured a success for his clients at the Court of Appeal.
Giles represented the respondents in the case of Turvill v Bird  EWCA Civ 703.
A summary of the case is as follows:
ANDREW TURVILL v (1) DAVID LINDON BIRD (2) KERRY BIRD (3) HANNAH BIRD (4) JOSEPH BIRD (2016)
 EWCA Civ 703
CAUSATION : MISCONDUCT : NON-PARTY COSTS ORDERS : THIRD PARTIES (RIGHTS AGAINST INSURERS) ACT 1930
A non-party costs order had properly been made against an individual who jointly owned and controlled two companies which had unsuccessfully defended an action for damages in respect of a defective house, where he had arranged for insurance proceeds to be paid to the companies’ solicitors in respect of their fees and then put the companies into liquidation.
Giles is a truly commercial litigator in terms of approach to his cases and his clients’ interests and needs. He recognises the importance of achieving his clients’ aims and objectives (whether at trial or through ADR) as quickly and as cost effectively as possible. He is consistently noted as a leader in his field and is highly regarded for his ‘technical knowledge and commercial know-how’
Giles Maynard-Connor was instructed by Linder Myers Solicitors.